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Version 89: I need to remove "minimize, maximize, close" buttons when Firefox is maximized

I'm using Ubuntu 21.04, with Firefox Version 89.0.1 I like my window control buttons to the left, and I prefer them on the top bar. In Version 89.0.1, I'm now stuck with… (read more)

I'm using Ubuntu 21.04, with Firefox Version 89.0.1

I like my window control buttons to the left, and I prefer them on the top bar. In Version 89.0.1, I'm now stuck with two sets of window control buttons.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/906698

So that was asked 9 years ago, and I tried adding those lines to my userChrome.css in the chrome folder of my profile directory. Sadly, that solution no longer works in Version 89.

See the attached image for my userChrome.css file, and how ridiculous it looks with two sets of window controls.

Please help me remove the minimize, maximize and close buttons when I maximize my firefox window.

Asked by hansioux1 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

about:profiles doesn't "Open Directory" from a profile

Under an "about:profiles" profile, selecting the "Open Directory" button opens my Linux "Document Viewer" with an "Unable…" warning; expected because that's not what Docu… (read more)

Under an "about:profiles" profile, selecting the "Open Directory" button opens my Linux "Document Viewer" with an "Unable…" warning; expected because that's not what Document Viewer is for.

This could be exactly as predicted in my preferences, but I didn't find any means to redirect that button action at a different helper. I expected it to routinely use my default file manager application and this was a surprise. All I could find searching for the issue focuses on URLs which isn't my problem; I can enter (or copy/paste) the displayed path beside that button okay as "file:///…," so I can call that the workaround.

How is this button action set? Is it a simple thing buried somewhere in the settings?

Asked by SkyHook 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

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89.0b2 Revert new tab design

Today I updated my Firefox Developer Edition to version 89.0b2 and now I just can not look at this browser anymore, "Inspired new tab design" is taking too much space and… (read more)

Today I updated my Firefox Developer Edition to version 89.0b2 and now I just can not look at this browser anymore, "Inspired new tab design" is taking too much space and now became largest and at the same time least information-dense panel in my entire desktop! I searched around the web for a bit in hopes that I will find a theme or an add-on that will revert this particular change but no luck. I really want to revert to old UI look (at least tabs bar), there should be default theme or option to get back to old style. After some investigation I found userChrome.css but don't really want to install it (maybe this is actually the way of doing this kind of styling). Please help me revert UI design to old one.

Asked by PepeTheFrog21 2 months ago

Answered by TerryN21 2 months ago

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Logged in device location completely wrong on https://accounts.firefox.com/settings

The Firefox account settings page displays a list of logged in devices at the very bottom of the page (connected services). I have verified all logged in devices to be co… (read more)

The Firefox account settings page displays a list of logged in devices at the very bottom of the page (connected services).

I have verified all logged in devices to be correct. However for one of the devices (my main computer browser), the location displayed is COMPLETELY off. I live in Norway, and it claims device location is somewhere in Oregon, United States. I do not use any VPN services and both my public IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are located in Norway, from which I connect with the device/browser in question (whatismyipaddress.com shows correct location for both of them). Also, activity timestamp is updated in accordance with my own activity from the client, but the location remains wrong. I also tried logging out the device, and logging back in, but this did not fix the location.

Obviously the location service used for the logged in device list is unreliable. I suggest that you please also show the latest IP address used by each device, so that more technically inclined users can verify correct addresses themselves, should the location be way off. It is unsettling to see strange locations (for known devices) on a page used to verify the security of my Firefox account. In this instance, there is no security breach, but it required me to spend much time investigating.

I do not know if it matters, but the device in question is a Linux desktop Firefox client.

Asked by Øyvind Stegard 2 weeks ago

Answered by Seburo 2 weeks ago

search engine: incredible behavior!

On the default home page, if I type "israel" I will come directly to this site: http://www.israel-music.com !!!!! (For "Poland" is normal). (I have ubuntu 20.04 french, f… (read more)

On the default home page, if I type "israel" I will come directly to this site: http://www.israel-music.com !!!!! (For "Poland" is normal).

(I have ubuntu 20.04 french, firefox 89.0.1 (64bits)).

Asked by xav.briand 19 hours ago

Sound defects-noisez on youtube play

Hi After new update i have noticed that after some seconds apearse sound defects-noisez on youtube play. I play same yotube videos on ither browser on same sustem and all… (read more)

Hi

After new update i have noticed that after some seconds apearse sound defects-noisez on youtube play. I play same yotube videos on ither browser on same sustem and all its good. Ubuntu 20.04.2

How can i fix Firefox 89.0.1 problem sound defects-noisez?

Asked by alexandr1bu 21 hours ago

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Firefox Home Content preferences resetting themselves

Hi, I always disable 'Top Sites', 'Recommended by Pocket', 'Highlights' and 'Snippets' under 'Firefox Home Content' in about:preferences#home on all my devices - I like t… (read more)

Hi,

I always disable 'Top Sites', 'Recommended by Pocket', 'Highlights' and 'Snippets' under 'Firefox Home Content' in about:preferences#home on all my devices - I like to have a clean homepage with just the web search bar waiting in the middle of the screen.

Within the last few days, those specific preferences have turned themselves back on. What's really frustrating is that when I turn them back off, they persist for a short while, but then turn themselves back on again, often all of them at once, but sometimes a subset!

I've gone as far as deleting my profile and starting afresh, but the problem reoccurs.

I'm at a loss with where to go from here or how to diagnose it further and would appreciate any advice!

Thanks, Phil

Asked by Phil 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

syncing bookmarks betwen two devices

Laptop 1 has bookmark //a.html Laptop 2 has bookmark //b.html Both devices log in with bookmark sync turned on. Q1. Do both devices now have bookmarks a and b? Q2. Laptop… (read more)

Laptop 1 has bookmark //a.html Laptop 2 has bookmark //b.html Both devices log in with bookmark sync turned on.

Q1. Do both devices now have bookmarks a and b?

Q2. Laptop 1 deletes bookmark a. Does that delete bookmark a from device 2?

Q3. Laptop 1 adds //c.html. Does that add c to device 2?

It would be very nice if mozilla would officially explain what happens when bookmarks are synced. Just saying that they are synchronized does not explain what happens. Synchronization can be accomplished in multiple ways.

Asked by dblake22 2 days ago

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Permission popup won't go away

I connect to Zoom (or any other site that wants permission to use my mic, my camera, my files) and a permission popup appears - Site xyz wants to use abc, Deny/Allow (but… (read more)

I connect to Zoom (or any other site that wants permission to use my mic, my camera, my files) and a permission popup appears - Site xyz wants to use abc, Deny/Allow (buttons) and a ckbox remember this. I click remember and click Allow - nothing, popup still there - click clickclick @$!#! CLICK! nothing. OK, Deny, click - nope, don't remember Allow nope. And here I sit with 10% of my screen with this permission popup that won't go away. FF 88.0.1, FC32, Lenovo laptop

Asked by cal.lidderdale 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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How to unblock facebook comments plugin on FF 89?

Some websites have this text box under their articles to write a comment and post it on Facebook (see the screenshot). But for that to happen, first you must login to you… (read more)

Some websites have this text box under their articles to write a comment and post it on Facebook (see the screenshot). But for that to happen, first you must login to your Facebook account. The problem is that when I click the button "login to post", nothing happens - as if I didn't click it at all. I suspect the reason for that are the integrated anti-tracking options in Firefox 89. So the question is: how do I get this plugin to work in Firefox 89?

P.S. Until a month ago I was temporarily using Chromium as default browser and there the FB plugin had no issues. Chromium has no anti-tracking options which is why I think this function in Firefox is the reason for the FB plugin not to work.

Asked by rado84 3 days ago

Answered by rado84 2 days ago

Linux bookmarks with Proton (Firefox 89)

Hello, I have Firefox 89 installed on my PC with Linux (Pop_OS!). The new proton interface does not change the bookmarks. browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled is set on tr… (read more)

Hello,

I have Firefox 89 installed on my PC with Linux (Pop_OS!). The new proton interface does not change the bookmarks.

browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled is set on true.

Asked by mrphnixdev 4 days ago

Last reply by mrphnixdev 2 days ago

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Menus are blank

Starting sometime recently, dropdown menus such as the main menu and the library menu give a white rectangle the size of the menu. Restarting in safe mode does not help.… (read more)

Starting sometime recently, dropdown menus such as the main menu and the library menu give a white rectangle the size of the menu. Restarting in safe mode does not help. Using a new, empty profile does help. Exiting, deleting my profile cache directory, and restarting does not help.

This is likely related to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1288037 but that person was helped by deleting the cache directory.

I would prefer not to have to redo all my customizations.

Asked by kdo111 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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userChrome.css does not seem to be getting applied.

I was following this reddit thread on how to remove the "your camera and microphone are being shared" popup, but it's having no affect. I have set `toolkit.legacyUserProf… (read more)

I was following this reddit thread on how to remove the "your camera and microphone are being shared" popup, but it's having no affect.

I have set `toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets` to true.

Here's the full contents of the userChrome.css file: ```

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

#webrtcIndicator {
  display: none;
}

```

Asked by SirFireball 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

When go to history and click on forget site the saved password was cleaned

The feature "forget site" is commonly used for solve site caching problems, however this clean saved passwords too, but it is a problem for me. I'd like a configuration o… (read more)

The feature "forget site" is commonly used for solve site caching problems, however this clean saved passwords too, but it is a problem for me. I'd like a configuration option to avoid this.

Asked by Reinaldo Gil Lima de Carvalho 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago